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Clinton, Roger oflocked

(d. 1148)
  • M. J. Franklin

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Clinton, Roger of (d. 1148), bishop of Chester, was possibly born in Normandy on the holdings of his family at Semilly, 7 kilometres east of St Lô. He was the nephew of Geoffrey of Clinton, one of Henry I's celebrated ‘new men’. The toponym derives from ‘Clint’ in a ...

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